Korean / Year 7 and 8 / Understanding / Systems of language

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Curriculum content descriptions

Recognisetextual structures and features characteristic of familiar personal, informative and imaginative texts, noticing howthey contribute to the making of particular meaning

[Key concepts: genre, audience, structure; Key processes:identifying, sequencing, comparing]


  • identifying the purpose, intended audience and key language features of short texts such as road signsor instructions, for example, 천천히; 미세요/당기세요
  • identifying text-type conventions from familiar types of text such as letters, emails,or greeting/invitation cards, and comparing them with English, for example, salutations, the order of elements in anaddress, and format of the date, for example, …에게, …로부터, 4 3일 금요일
  • understanding how to create textual cohesion, using elements such as conjunctions to sequence and linkideas and maintain the flow of expression, for example, 그리고, 그러나, and making politeness levels consistent in a textthrough the use of the informal polite ending –어/아요 across sentences
  • listening, viewing and reading for gist, context and purpose, drawing on knowledge of types of text, context andlanguage features to predict and confirm meaning, for example, the use of imperative verb forms (–(으)세요) and specialisedvocabulary in an in-flight safety demonstration (안전띠, 구명 조끼, 비상구, 산소마스크, …)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Text types,  Literary genres,  Korean language

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